Research & Investigations in Sports Medicine

Frequency of Common Clinical Condition among Client Presented at Habib Physiotherapy Complex

  • Open or Close Mahboob ur Rahman1* and Aftab Ahmad2

    1Chairman, Mahboob Medical Institute, Pakistan

    2Assistant Professor, Mahboob Medical Institute, Pakistan

    *Corresponding author: Mahboob ur Rahman, Chairman, Mahboob Medical Institute, Habib Physiotherapy Complex, Phase 5, Hayatabad, Peshawar, Pakistan

Submission: September 15, 2017; Published: March 28, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/RISM.2018.02.000538

ISSN: 2577-1914
Volume2 Issue3


Background: Physiotherapy is multi-dimensional and can treat a vast variety of conditions, ranging from musculoskeletal aches, arthritis, joints problems, paraplegia, hemiplegic, sports injuries and frozen shoulder etc. Apart from culture competency and core medical knowledge a physiotherapist must be competent enough in all physiotherapist medical conditions where physical therapy plays a vital role. This study aims to identify the frequency of common clinical conditions among client presented at Habib Physiotherapy Complex (HPC), Hayatabad during 2010.

Methodology: This was a descriptive study; the data were retrieved from record register of HPC (Indoor and Outdoor patients) recording their presenting complaints and known diagnoses. Data was collected on a structure grid. Data was analyzed using SPSS version 15 and presented in term of frequency and percentages.

Result: The majority of clients (1280 (29%)) were suffering from low back pain. The second common condition 891(20%) was osteoarthritis of the knee joint and cerebrovascular accidents 824(18.4%), while cervical pain accounted for 734(16.4%). The rest of clinical conditions included; frozen shoulder, pelvic inflammation, cerebral palsy, polio effected and paraplegia.

Conclusion: The Study reveals the occurrence of Osteoarthritis (Low Back, Cervical Pain, and Knee Joints Pain) were the most common condition which deteriorated the performance of common individuals in our society.

Keywords: Physiotherapy; Arthritis; Cerebral palsy; Stroke

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